Windward School

Los Angeles, California
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iCHALLENGE: WHERE iPADS MEET CHALLENGE BASED LEARNING
Summer 2015 OnCUE • cue.org
Jim Bologna and Julie Gunther

“Picture it: At the front desk, a group of students are on the phone with the Los Angeles mayor’s office discussing grey water legislation; in the front of the classroom, a student is on a Skype call with a local amphibian rescue organization making plans for their upcoming City Council presentation; at a lab bench, a handful of students are working in TinkerCad to develop a 3D printed scale model of their car design; behind them, students are producing a video to promote their upcoming sea lion rehabilitation supply drive. All across the classroom, students are working collaboratively to develop and implement solutions to real problems. This is but a typical day inside the Challenge Based Learning (CBL) classroom, and it’s a big reason why we’re so excited about it.”

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